Posted May 2nd, 2010 by impalin
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin–recently dubbed by Gabriel Sherman of New York Magazine as the “President of right-wing America” –and her Anchorage attorney Thomas Van Flein continue to deal in duplicity and fraud in response to findings issued by the Alaska Department of Law regarding Ethics Act complaints levied against Palin and her deceptively named Alaska Fund Trust.
Posted July 21st, 2009 by impalin
The Alaska Fund Trust , the most hubristically-named piece of legal defense fundraising in the state of Alaska, has felt the sunshine of scrutiny, and it isn’t holding up too well. It seems as though the Associated Press got its hands on some interesting information involving an ethics complaint against the governor’s office that was dismissed as ‘frivolous’ by the Palin administration. The complaint questioned the legality of the fund itself.
Posted June 21st, 2009 by impalin
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin says her political enemies are abusing state law with a flurry of frivolous ethics complaints against her, putting her more than $500,000 in legal debt. Those filing the grievances _ there have been at least 18 cases so far _ say it’s their legal right to hold the Republican governor accountable for what they see as abuses of power. The truth is probably somewhere in between. “Are Alaskans outraged, or at least tired of this yet _ another frivolous ethics charge by a political blogger?” Palin asked in one statement.
Posted April 23rd, 2009 by impalin
Supporters of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will announce Friday the creation of a legal-defense fund to help her pay old legal bills, respond to a rash of ethics complaints and perhaps give her a political boost. The 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate — and possible 2012 White House aspirant — has about $500,000 of legal debts, stemming in part from investigations into efforts to fire an Alaska state trooper who was her former brother-in-law. A legislative investigation found that Gov.
Posted February 24th, 2009 by impalin
Alaska Governor Sarah Palin today settled a state ethics complaint filed against her in Alaska last October by agreeing to pay back the state approximately $6,800 for nine trips claimed for her children to various functions paid for by Alaska’s tax payers.